Videos tagged with "queen"
Queens View Scotland [14:26]
Flycamone HD Queens View Scotland May 5th 2012.
Loony Dook South Queensferry Forth Estuary By Edinburgh Scotland 2013 [12:17]
Tour Scotland video of The Loony Dook held on Tuesday, January 1st, 2013 in the Forth Estuary on visit to South Queensferry near Edinburgh. This New Year's D...
March View Loch Leven Kinross Perthshire Scotland [01:58]
Tour Scotland March video of Loch Leven on visit to Kinross, Perthshire. Roughly triangular, in shap this Scottish loch is about miles long at its longest. The town of Kinross lies at its western end. Loch Leven Castle lies on an island a short way offshore. This was a royal castle from 1257, and was stormed by William Wallace after being captured by the English. The English besieged the castle in 1301, but it was relieved before it could captured. It was visited by Robert the Bruce. The castle was held against Edward Balliol and the English in 1335. By the end of the 14th century, it had passed to the Douglases of Lochleven. Lochleven passed to the Bruces, then the Grahams, and the Montgomerys. Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned in the castle and forced to abdicate as queen, before escaping with the help of her jailer's family.
Passenger Train Above Hawes Inn South Queensferry Scotland [00:28]
Tour Scotland video of a passenger train on the Forth Railway Bridge above the Hawes Inn on visit to South Queensferry. This Scottish Inn has connections with the celebrated author Robert Louis Stevenson, who was born in Edinburgh on the 13th November 1850. It is said that he stayed in this Inn and actually wrote part of his famous novel Kidnapped in one of the rooms. Indeed the novel Kidnapped actually includes a passage about the Hawes Inn.
Bagpiper Below Queen's Bridge River Tay Perth Perthshire Scotland [00:57]
Tour Scotland video of a Bagpiper practising below Queen's Bridge which spans the River Tay in Perth, Perthshire. Calum is a piper with Johnstone Pipe Band. Enjoyed my visit with him today.